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Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), that is at the centre of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sgr A* black hole image was…

Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), that is at the centre of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sgr A* black hole image was…

E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we should commemorate the isolation of E. coli K-12 strain – arguably one of the most thoroughly studied…

Which three extinct animals would you invite to dinner?

Considering de-extinction, iterative evolution, re-evolution and the Elvis taxon, Russ Swan muses on the potential of inviting an elemoth for an evening meal before opening a historic portal to his o…

Risk, rewards, and regulations for gene editing

UK leading authority on the human genome, Professor Robin Lovell-Badge speaks with Dermot Martin on the long-term outcomes and resulting regulation guidance following the birth of the twin girls whos…

Podcast: Continuing Professional Development for scientists

Returning to our expert, Jessica Evans, a Member Recruitment Executive at The Royal Society of Chemistry, we revisit the topic of continued professional development, or CPD. In particular, we conside…

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